So, you see, there’s this thing…..
(Putting aside the Haiti part of the story and moving to other things) It’s a thing I’ve known about for 40 years. If you’re counting, that was when I was in 8th grade. When it was first found that I had “this thing,” really no one in our area of Michigan knew what it was. […]
Preparing for 2010
Those of us who were involved in Haitian adoptions (or just in Haitian missions of any sort) ended up using the coup in 2004 as a way to prepare for the earthquake in 2010. I can hear some of you saying it, “How can he call a natural disaster that killed hundreds of thousands of […]
Lessons from a Coup
So, as I’m getting younger (ha!), I’m doing this a bit more often than I used to, but still not as much as I should. What? Looking back on the past and seeing what I can learn from it. Looking back on the past and seeing how God had a plan through it all. Oh […]
So, What Grade would you give the Teddy Bears?
How did they do? How did we do? If you look back, we had three goals we wanted to accomplish: • Make sure that the U.S. government, in particular, the State Department is aware of and watching out for the good of our kids. • To strongly urge the U.S. government to communicate with the […]
Of Teddy Bears and Travel
(In “What do you do, after a coup?” I told you about some of the wrestling that adoptive parents were doing with what was going on and the desire to do something because we felt so helpless. The story continues….) So, last time, I told you about how we, as a collective group of concerned […]